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Entertainment




This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. Always check with the venues listed before traveling long distances.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

X-PLICIT; Sat., Dec. 27 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT; Fri., Jan. 16 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

CHRIS JANSON; Sat., Jan. 31 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

ROBINELLA; Thu., Feb. 5 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

THE CONNECTION; Sat., Feb. 11 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

THE CORDERORY ROAD; Sat., Feb. 21 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

JAY CLARK; Sat., Feb. 28 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

MIC HARRISON & THE HIGH SCORE; Sat., March 21 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

EASTON STAGGER PHILIPS (featuring TIM EASTON) & THE WHIPSAWS; Thu. March 26 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

BONNAROO 2009; Thu.-Sun., June 11-14 at Bonnaroo Festival Site in Manchester, Tenn. Special holiday presale ends at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31.

BLITZEN TRAPPER; Thu., March 5 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 828-299-9532.

AVENGED SEVENFOLD and BUCKCHERRY with PAPA ROACH and SAVING ABEL; Tue., Feb. 24 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or www.ticketmaster.com

AVENGED SEVENFOLD and BUCKCHERRY with PAPA ROACH and SAVING ABEL; Tue., Feb. 24 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or www.ticketmaster.com

THREE DOORS DOWN; Sat., Jan. 21 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423- 975-2559.

RYAN ADAMS & THE CARDINALS; Mon., March 16 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOHN PRINE; Sat., March 28 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Street). 1-828- 251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT with DEER TICK and BENJI HUGHES; Sun., March 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CROSS CANADIAN RAGWEED; Sat., Jan. 17 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

NAPPY ROOTS; Sun., Jan. 18 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Thu.-Fri., Feb. 19-20 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

MORRISEY; Fri., March 9 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

ANI DiFRANCO; Fri.-Sat., March 13-14 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

NICKELBACK with SEETHER and SAVING ABEL; Fri., Feb. 27 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE EAGLES; Tue., Jan. 20 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena. 1-877-995-9961.

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO; Wed., Jan. 28 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1- 865-522-0832.

DISTURBED with SEVENDUST and SKINDRED; Thu., Feb. 19 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-975-2559.

DISTURBED with SEVENDUST and SKINDRED; Wed., Feb. 25 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

OF MONTREAL; Sun., Jan. 4 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1-828-232- 5800.

AUSTIN LOUNGE LIZARDS; Sun., Jan. 11 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1- 828-232-5800.

RODRIGUEZ; Sat., Jan. 10 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1-828-232- 5800.

THE GOURDS; Weds., Jan. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1-828-232- 5800.

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO; Fri., Jan. 23 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1- 828-232-5800.

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Thu., April 16 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE PRETENDERS; Fri., Feb. 13 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 19 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444 or www.ticketmaster.com

ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL; Tue., March 10 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513- 421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE; Wed., Feb. 11 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-696-4400.

PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE; Wed., Feb. 25 in Louisville at Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Whitney Hall. 1-800-775-7777.

ALEJANDRO EXCOVEDO; Tue., Jan. 27 in Lexington at The Dame. (367 E. Main St.). 1-859-231- 7263.

TAPES ‘N TAPES; Fri., March 6 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.). 1-502-589-4957.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Sun., Feb. 22 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.). 1-502-589-4957.

BRETT DENNEN; Mon., March 2 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.). 1-502-589-4957.

AS I LAY DYING; Mon., Feb. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CRADLE OF FILTH; Tue., Feb. 24 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299- 9532.

SOILWORK; Sat., March 21 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

KREATOR; Fri., May 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

SLIPNOT with COHEED & CAMBRIA and TRIVIUM; Sat., Feb. 14 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOHN PRINE; Fri., Feb. 20 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684- 1200.

BRETT DENNEN; Tue., Feb. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

COWBOY JUNKIES; Sun., Feb. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468- 7630 or www.ticketweb.com

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Sat., Feb. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468- 7630 or www.ticketweb.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Thu., Jan. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865- 656-4444.

LYNYRD SKYNYRD & TRACE ADKINS NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL; Wed., Dec. 31 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). Tickets, $77 and $148, on sale now. 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606-444- 5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

KINGS OF LEON; Tue., Jan. 20 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRYAN ADAMS (acoustic); Thu., Jan. 15 in Lexington at Lexington Opera House (401 W. Short St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

B.B. KING & BUDDY GUY; Sun., Feb. 15 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 14 at noon. 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Fri.- Sat., Jan. 30-31 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 12 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

CITIZEN COPE; Fri., Feb. 27 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

BRYAN ADAMS (acoustic); Mon., Jan. 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1- 865-522-0832.

CITIZEN COPE; Wed., Feb. 4 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

AVETT BROTHERS; Dec. 26- 27-28 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1- 866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

JOHN HIATT with LYLE LOVETT; Thu., Feb. 19 in Cincinnati at Aronoff Center for the Arts. 1-513- 621-2787.

AC/DC with THE ANSWER; Sun., Jan. 11 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513- 421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

DONNA THE BUFFALO; Tue.- Wed., Dec. 30-31 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

AIR SUPPLY w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Jan. 31, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

JACK JONES w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Feb. 14, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

POINTER SISTERS; Sat., March 14, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

GEORGE JONES; Sat., Feb. 7 in Bristol, Tenn., at Viking Hall Civic Center (1100 Edgemont Ave.). 1-423- 764-0188.

RASCAL FLATTS; Sat. Jan. 31 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Civic Center (200 Civic Center Drive). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-345- 7469.

CHARLIE LOUVIN; Sun., Feb. 15 in Lexington at The Dame. (367 E. Main St.). 1-859-231-7263.

RASCAL FLATTS; Fri., Jan. 30 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

TONY RICE & MOUNTAIN HEART; Fri., Jan. 16 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

GEORGE WINSTON; Sat., March 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

DAVID BROMBERG; Thu., Jan. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299- 9532.

STAGE & COMEDY

BOB & TOM COMEDY ALLSTARS; Sat., Jan. 17 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

RON WHITE; Fri., Jan. 23 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

RON WHITE; Sat., March 7 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

LILY TOMLIN; Thu., April 2 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684- 1200.

JEFF DUNHAM; Sun., Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

JEFF DUNHAM; Sat., May 16 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

BILL COSBY; Fri., Jan. 16 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361- 3100 or www.ticketmaster.com

JERRY SEINFELD; Fri., Feb. 20 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

A PRARIE HOME COMPANION WITH BARRISON KEILLOR; Sat., Jan. 17 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1- 502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

CHEECH & CHONG; Thu., Jan. 29 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

CHEECH & CHONG; Thu., Feb. 5 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361-3100.

OTHER

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS; Mon., March 23 in Bristol, Tenn., at Viking Hall Civic Center (1100 Edgemont Ave.). 1-423-764-0188.

DISNEY ON ICE: 100 YEARS OF MAGIC; Thu.-Sun., March 12-15 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO MAKES MUSIC; Tue.-Wed., Jan. 13-14 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423- 975-2559.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC; Sat., Dec. 27 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. CENTRAL MICHIGAN; Mon., Dec. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. VANDERBILT; Sat., Jan. 10 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. AUBURN; Wed., Jan. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. SOUTH CAROLINA; Sat., Jan. 31 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. MISSISSIPPI ST.; Tue., Feb. 3 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. FLORIDA; Tue., Feb. 10 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. TENNESSEE; Sat., Feb. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. LSU; Sat., Feb. 28 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. GEORGIA; Sat., March 4 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS; Fri.-Sat., Jan. 30-31 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or www.ticketmaster.com


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